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96 resources to help understand the Black Lives Matter movement

15th June 2020

Race and Ethnicity We are grateful that our BLAQUE (Black Lawyers Aligned in the Quest for Excellence) network along with […]

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99 Training Contract Interview Tips

17th March 2020

If you want a training contract you are going to have to do at least one interview. For many candidates, […]

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5 Minutes With… Alicia Loh, Trainee, Shearman & Sterling

14th January 2020

Q. Which seat of your training contract are you in and which department do you sit in? I’m in my […]

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5 minutes with…Gordon Houseman, Senior Associate

10th January 2020

Q. When did you join Shearman & Sterling? I first joined Shearman & Sterling in 2012. I spent half of […]

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Top 10 blogs of 2019

30th December 2019

Throughout 2019 we have published a number of blogs and videos. These have been created to help you with your […]

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5 minutes with…Jonathan Toffolo, Associate, Shearman & Sterling

4th December 2019

Q. What’s the first thing you do when you get into the office? This completely depends on the day. Some […]

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An Insight into Trainee Life with Holly Smith

27th November 2019

Q. Which seat of your training contract are you in and which department do you sit in? I am in […]

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A Student’s Guide to Bank Finance

12th November 2019

1. Overview of Finance Group London The Finance Group in London specialises in debt finance transactions. Debt finance is where […]

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5 minutes with Sam Ogunlaja

16th October 2019

Q. When did you join Shearman & Sterling? I joined the firm as a trainee in September 2011. Q. What […]

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A Student’s Guide to Antitrust (Competition) Law

30th August 2019

1. What is Antitrust? Antitrust is the set of rules and regulations that governments use to maintain and promote competition […]

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A Student’s Guide to Project Development & Finance

8th August 2019

I. OVERVIEW OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE Project development & finance (PDF) involves the development and long-term financing of infrastructure […]

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5 Minutes with Future Trainee, James Elliot

5th August 2019

What University did you attend? I studied my undergraduate at the University of Oxford, then the GDL at BPP University. […]

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A Trainee Secondment to New York – what to expect

30th July 2019

When researching training contracts, Shearman & Sterling stood out for me due to the impressive selection of international secondments available […]

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A Student’s Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions

24th July 2019

If you complete a training contract at a city law firm, there is a strong chance you could spend some […]

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Studying economics? A career in law might be for you.

19th July 2019

When I started studying Economics at university, I immediately jumped on the bandwagon and joined the rest of my classmates […]

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5 Minutes with Future Trainee – Natasha Lindon

24th June 2019

Q. What University did you attend? University of Bristol. Q. What subject did you study? I studied LLB Law, and […]

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5 Minutes with Future Trainee, Beth Watkinson

28th May 2019

What University did you attend? Edinburgh University. What subject are you studying? I studied Law. When do you join as […]

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5 Minutes with Future Trainee, Matthew Rees

28th May 2019

What University did you attend? Oxford University (Trinity College). What subject are you studying? Law, undergraduate and postgraduate. When do […]

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A Secondment to Singapore – what to expect

23rd May 2019

One of the (many) important reasons I chose to train at Shearman is the range of international opportunities on offer. […]

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What do you do in the first two weeks of your Training Contract?

11th February 2019

By Josie Good My first two weeks at Shearman have been really exciting. In the first week, all the trainees […]

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